The Wx forecast looks great, so what better way to spend the day than helping at Arlington National!!!
Here are the details:
Arlington National Cemetery Wreaths Across America Clean-Up
January 20, 2018
Schedule of Events:
0745: Meet at security at the South Maintenance Gate by the Air Force Memorial/Henderson Hall (usually ample parking)–Photo Opportunity
0800: Gates open-group proceeds to find a section to start clearing and continue on.
0800-1000 or so: Clean-up wreaths
While there is an opening ceremony at 0800 and an official start at 0845 it starts as people enter.
POC: Jamie Fleischhacker
CLEAN-UP DAY NOTES:
· Volunteers are asked to pick up ONLY those WAA wreaths placed in December, leaving any other wreaths or decorations in place.
· There will be several dumpsters placed throughout the cemetery to dispose of the wreaths. There are a limited number of dumpsters available—please pack the wreaths as tightly as possible in the dumpsters
· We’d love if our volunteers could stay at least until 12:00 noon, to help with any extra wreath disposal needed at locations throughout the cemetery
· South Maintenance Complex Gate (nearest Pentagon and Pentagon City Metro (PLEASE NOTE: the maintenance gate will close at 2:00PM on Saturday; if you want to exit via the maintenance gate, please make sure you do so before 2:00PM.
· Bringing rope or brooms to help carry wreaths to the dumpsters may be useful.